1. falcorr

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    Tinfoil (modded v5) has been behaving poorly since updating firmware from 10.2.0 to 11.0.1 and Atmosphere from 0.14.4 to 0.18.x. I've been using it happily for a long time across various firmware and Atmosphere versions. Apart from a USB related error if that destination is enabled (I know why, not an issue) there are now occasional stalls mid-download and stalls nearing the end of the download at presumably the installation phase which have sometimes returned an error something roughly like 'write placeholder thread timeout'. There's plenty of space available when this occurs. I've seen a few other random errors I haven't seen before too, I forget what they were, one mentioned something about NCZ header. After having a few of these failed attempts, which occurred via lan + ftp server and then from files put on the sd card itself, returning to the home screen every game began failing with the error "the software could not start". The last errors were about the write placeholder. Rebooting doesn't help. Legit / OFW / sysnand runs normally, with games installed on internal and sd. I can access the homebrew menu and homebrew without issue. Checkpoint is able to save normally.

    I'd like to hear any ideas as to what's going on, with Tinfoil's new problems, what mark Tinfoil may've left where, and how I might possibly fix it. Reformatting and starting from scratch is a last resort - I'm not thrilled about reinstalling a crapload of games, restoring their saves, doing partitions for dual boot again, etc. It's not a sigpatch issue as I was briefly playing games normally on this firmware / Atmosphere version. I've previously had no hint of problems with the Switch or sd card.
     
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  2. Draxzelex

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    Try using TinWoo Installer instead.
     
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  3. falcorr

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    Unless I'm mistaken, TinWoo seems to require interaction with remote computers to initiate transfers. I find having to operate both the Switch and a computer for installs very inconvenient.
     
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  4. The Real Jdbye

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    You say "It's not a sigpatch issue", but you didn't mention in the post whether you actually updated the sig patches or not. Did you?
     
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  5. falcorr

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    I thought I did by saying that. Yes I did.
     
  6. Nintendop

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    Hey guys so whenever I try to download rayman legends xci or nsp i always get hit with "the software closed because an error occured" I'm on the latest atmosphere version. I've been trying to play rayman legends for days now and it just keeps crashing whatever I do. I tried using different sd cards, different nsps, I tried deleting the ticket and reinstalling the NCAs and so on. I also updated the sigpatches and booted into maintenance mode and still nothing. I'm completely stumped and I looked up but found no fix. It's the only game that does this
    Please help.
     
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